Loren William Niemack
Loren William Niemack, age 80, of Shelton, died July 24, 2018, in Yellowstone National Park. Funeral service was held Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Shelton. The Reverend Pastor Ron Krause officiated. Burial was at the Shelton Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Paul Lutheran Church or the Shelton Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Online condolences may be directed to www.apfelfuneralhome.com. Loren was born on August 13, 1937, in Shelton to William “Bill” and Bertha (Hehner) Niemack. He grew up in rural Shelton and attended rural school until the eighth grade. Loren graduated from Shelton High School in 1955. He was a member of the Army Reserves after high school. On June 19, 1960, Loren married his high school sweetheart Claire “Joyce” Coleman at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Shelton. Loren loved farming and working with livestock. He farmed with his brothers for over 45 years. Loren served the St. Paul Lutheran Church as a church officer and elder. Loren loved life and his family. He enjoyed going on many family trips to National Parks and Alaska and seeing the joy on his families faces during these trips. He liked all Husker sports especially baseball, volleyball, and football. Loren is survived by daughters, Lori (Randy) Rech, of Lincoln, and Michelle Choplin, of Shelton; grandchildren, Kent Stejskal, of Kansas City, Missouri, and Makayla and Madison Choplin, of Shelton; step-grandchildren, Branden (Cassie) Rech, of Ashland, and Amber (Curt) Hobscheidt, of Olathe, Kansas; stepgreat- grandchildren, Halle, Kenna, Lennyn Rech, and Hendryx Hobscheidt; sister, Lois (Bruce) Muhlbach, of Ravenna; brother, Marvin (Gail) Niemack, of Shelton; sisters-in-law, Donna Niemack, of Kearney, Judy Vieselmeyer, of Lincoln, and Judi Carpenter, of North Platte; and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce in 2014; parents; brothers, Rodney and Larry Niemack; sisterin- law, Janet (Coleman) Pember Kruger; brothersin-law, Bob Kruger, and Darrell Carpenter; nieces, Carol Niemack and Deborah (Jon) Ball; and great-niece, Celeste Webben.